United Teachers of Dade
With only 60 days left before elections, both of the candidates for governor were in South Florida Thursday.
South Florida students have returned to the classroom and obviously, so have their teachers. That means it’s back to business as usual for the United Teachers of Dade union. The UTD represents more than 35-thousand school employees who work to educate more than 370-thousand students in more than 400 schools. And this year the UTD is marking its 40th anniversary. We focus on the important role the UTD plays, not only for teachers, but for students and parents as well.
Miami-Dade teachers will be getting some extra cash in their paychecks thanks to the $20 million distribution in performance bonuses.
Teachers, students, parents, community organizations and elected officials marched down Biscayne Boulevard Friday to show support for better public schools.
In an effort to promote reading, Miami organizations donated more than 120,000 books to local school children at Miami-Dade College Monday.
More than 13,000 teachers, paraprofessionals, clericals and security monitors voted “yes” to ratify their contracts and get a pay raise Wednesday night.
United Teachers of Dade (UTD) and the MiamiDadeSchool District reached a tentative agreement Monday giving a raise to Miami Dade teachers and other educational support professionals.
South Florida native Flo Rida will put on a concert Saturday night to get children excited for the start of school, Monday.
More than four hundred Miami-Dade teachers, school security monitors and clerical staff attended a back to school pep rally of sorts Monday at Sun Life Stadium.
For the first time in three years, public school teachers in Miami-Dade will be getting a raise. On Monday they held a vote to ratify a new contract. The agreement passed with 11,074 voting “Yes” and 6,194 voting “No”, passing by 64.1%.